passionate Room Leader to join our Clapham Day Nursery and Preschool located by Clapham Common, London.
Our nursery in Clapham is 137 place, consisting of a passionate team of practitioners and x2 chickens call Betty and Mabel in our garden!
We have been Ofsted rated Good’ and offer lots of extra curriculum activities within our Sports Studio, Science Kitchen and Art Studio! We also feature a great garden space for our children to play, learn and explore!
We are situated perfectly, only being a short walk from Clapham Common tube station on the Northern Line.
As a Room Leader working with us, you can expect a competitive salary from £21,500 - £27,000 per annum, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.
Your role as Room Leader will include :
Consistently deliver and plan rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps all children to develop and meets their individual needs.
Make accurate and effective assessments, which reflect the needs, interests and stages of development of the child by effective delivery of the key person approach.
Ensuring an enabling environment is providing consistent stimulating and inspiring activities for the children in both the indoor and outdoor area as a continuous provision.
Lead, mentor and inspire a team to deliver exceptional care and education and provide feedback to create a consistent approach of early years practice to include but not limited to regular 1 : 1’s, Supervisions and appraisals.
Ensure that British Values are incorporated and demonstrated through Early Years Foundation Stage learning and play.
Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children in line with our child protection and keeping everyone safe policies and procedures.
Ensure internal policies and procedures are adhered whilst also meeting the external legislation and guidelines from our governing bodies.
Promote and follow guidelines implemented for managing behaviour including supporting children to manage their own feelings and behaviours.
Continually work in partnership with colleagues, parents and / or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach is maintained at all times.
Promote the nursery to current parents and potential customers to support the retention and ongoing occupancy growth
Essential Experience :
Post qualified experience of working within the Early Years sector.
Previous experience of working as a key person.
Qualifications Essential :
Full and relevant Level 3 and or above (equivalent) Childcare qualification
Current Paediatric First Aid if qualified after 30 / 06 / 2016.